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The Internet Multicasting Service was the Internet's first radio station. With headquarters in the National Press Building and on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the nonprofit station operated from 1993-1995.

Known as Internet Talk Radio (“The Flame of the Internet!”), Internet Multicasting provided live streams from the floor of the House and Senate, streamed National Press Club Luncheons, was a member of the Public Radio Satellite System, created original programming, and broadcast numerous live events.

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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Jerry Lewis "I wanted this platform at the National Press Club," Jerry Lewis told the April 17, 1995 luncheon audience, "because I wanted to say to the press that I need you as much as you need me. The angry man isn’t there anymore." Referring to his legendary displeasure with the news media, the youthful comedian --- 69 years old and a svelte 166 pounds --- said it was only "two to six percent" who...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Garrison Keillor On Thursday April 7, 1994, Garrison Keillor spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon. The popular humorist and host of Prairie Home Companion gave a talk on "Why I Decided Not to Run for President in 1996". He commented on many of the current Washington political themes in ways we would expect from Garrison Keillor. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Senator Paul Simon Is television violence too much? Should television exercise self-restraint or is this an infringement on Freedom of Speech. Senator Paul Simon of Illinois has been at the forefront of the battle to curb television violence and get the industry to exercise self-censorship. Simon explains how he came to hold these views and why others should as well. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Stephen King, Author Stephen King gives us his views on life from his perch at the podium on the 13th floor of the National Press Building. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Sen. Bill Bradley (D-NJ) Campaigning for a strong crime bill, Sen. Bill Bradley (D-NJ) told an NPC luncheon audience on May 11, 1995 that TV viewers can help roll back the national plague of violence by writing a protest to each board member of any company which profits from sponsoring mayhem on television. Copies of the same letters should also go, he said, to the local newspapers where board members live, impelling them to choose...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister Starting with old line journalism advice--"there’s no better way to clarify your thoughts than to try to explain yourself to someone else"--former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher presented a dolefully optimistic world view to a sold out NPC luncheon on June 26, 1995. "There will never be a New World Order," she proclaimed. "It is only by staying united...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Mstislav Rostropovich On June 15, 1994, Mstislav Rostropovich spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. The retiring music director of the National Symphony Orchestra shared his view of current conditions in Russia based on his personal experience before his exile and during a recent visit. The descriptions of his departure in 1974 and his return after the fall of communism were particularly emotional. Maestro Rostropovich has made...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: John Bruton, Prime Minister of Ireland John Bruton, Prime Minister of Ireland, brought St. Patrick’s Day greetings to Club members when he spoke at a luncheon on the feast day of Ireland’s patron saint. He also brought a message of hope, noting that, for the first time in a generation, "Ireland is at peace." Bruton cautioned, however, that the end of political violence must be followed by progress in ending the...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: His Holiness, the Dalai Lama of Tibet His Holiness, the Dalai Lama of Tibet, addressed the National Press Club on the subject of Sino-US relations. When he utters the phrase "use this," the Dalai Lama picks up the gavel used to open the meetings. After his address, he answered questions from the Washington press corps. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Larry King, Live Larry King gives an impressive ad lib performance including some killer Yogi Berra stories! Of course, he didn’t get paid for doing this performance, but Larry King always speaks his mind. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service including O’Reilly & Associates and Sun Microsystems and under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Steve Case, President, America Online Topic Not Available The National Press Club Luncheons are brought to you by the Internet Multicasting Service and our sponsors under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Maggie Thatcher, former British Prime Minister Lady Margaret Thatcher, former British Prime Minister, delivers a stirring speech about the world in general. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Jose Carreras In this National Press Club luncheon address, noted opera singer Jose Carreras talks about his fight against lukemia. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Cdr. James Lovell, Astronaut; and Tom Hanks, Actor A two-fer, rare in Club luncheons, brought dual speakers to the podium on July 26, 1995: Cdr. James Lovell, skipper of the Apollo 13 spacecraft, and Tom Hanks, skipper of the cinematic "Apollo 13". The capacity audience heard Lovell urge continued funding for NASA so that robotic exploration and space station activities go on. He gave a moving account of how insignificant...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Edward Albee, Playwright The art of playwrighting. The National Press Club Luncheons are brought to you by the Internet Multicasting Service and our sponsors under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Heather Whitestone, Miss America Miss America would like everyone to know that she’s not just another pretty face. Heather Whitestone, who spoke at a Club luncheon Feb. 15, is the first Miss America with a disability; she has been deaf since she was 18 months old. Her "personal platform" as Miss America is a message aimed at young people entitled "Anything is Possible," that disabilities can be overcome if the...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Abba Eban On May 27, 1994, Abba Eban, the former Israeli ambassador to the United States spoke at the National Press Club. Ambassador Eban has had an active role in Israeli government and politics since 1950. He described the progress in achieving peace in the Middle East, including the compromises needed to establish a Palestinian autonomous presence and the changes in Israeli diplomacy over the past several years. The National...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Ben Bradlee, Vice President of the Washington Post Post Editor Bradlee Recalls When Reporters ’Stayed Off the Stage’ Ben Bradlee, long-time executive editor of The Washington Post , shared his recollections of his "good life" with a Club luncheon audience last week. Bradlee, now retired and the author of his memoirs, "A Good Life," said that his first Post editor, Russell Wiggins, once gave him a bit of...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: H. Ross Perot, Industrialist "Will he, or won’t he...run for the presidency again?" That question was on the minds of most of an NPC luncheon crowd April 25 [1995], when a grim-looking Ross Perot once again complained about the State of the Nation--this time without his legendary charts. Club President Monroe Karmin, however, brought his own chart revealing that Perot had set a record with his appearance: he’s spoken...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Louis Rukeyser; Host of Wall Street Week Financial Conference Over 100 NPC and Society of Professional Journalists members were at the all-day, 2nd Annual Financial Writers Conference, Oct. 20. Luncheon speaker Louis Rukeyser, celebrating 25 years as host of the PBS show "Wall $treet Week With Louis Rukeyser", recalling the start of the show, said since people then thought economics and finance too dull and complicated for...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Dr. Richard Leakey, Paleoanthropologist Origins, Politics and the Need for Change Dr. Leakey gives a stirring talk, analyzing the paleoanthropological origins of politics. The National Press Club Luncheons are brought to you by the Internet Multicasting Service and our sponsors under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Jacques d’Amboise, Choreographer/Dancer The art of dance. The National Press Club Luncheons are brought to you by the Internet Multicasting Service and our sponsors under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Judith Martin, Miss Manners Judith Martin, better known as Miss Manners, talks about the role of etiquette in our modern society as the grease that keeps the wheels turning and allows people to live together in close proximity without (at least usually) blowing each other up. Miss Martin discusses what etiquette is and when to use it. If you post to mailing lists or newsgroups or hang out on IRC Chat, this informative lecture is for...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Donna Shalala, HHS On June 23, 1994, Donna Shalala, Secretary of Health and Human Services, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. Secretary Shalala presented the Clinton Administration’s welfare reform proposal. The "Work and Responsibility Act of 1994" includes incentives such as job training and child care designed to encourage welfare recipients into the workforce. Donna Shalala took aim at the recent campaign of...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Yasser Arafat, Chairman of the PLO Yasser Arafat spoke to the National Press Club the day after the historic White House ceremony where Arafat met, and shook hands with, his historic rivals in Israel. Arafat came to the National Press Club to speak to the world press about his plans for Palestine and his continued elation over the rapid pace of the peace talks. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Kirk Douglas, actor and author On June 30, 1994, actor Kirk Douglas spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. Mr. Douglas described the blurring of reality and make believe in today’s society. He blames all of us for letting the media place too much emphasis on the theatrics of news presentation. As he prepares to make his 82nd film, he chided that he is now qualified to be a news reporter. Mr. Douglas believes that there is...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Rev. Jesse Jackson The Reverend Jesse Jackson spoke on February 15, 1994 at the National Press Club. This file contains data that was originally multicast live from our studios in the National Press Building. We apologize in advance for the occasional digital distortion you will hear in the file. There was a last minute location change and we didn’t have the levels right at one of the points in our audio network. The National...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Senator Bob Dole Senator Bob Dole from Kansas, leader of the Republican party in the U.S. Senate, is known for his acerbic, dogmatic pursuit of the opposition. Senator Dole appeared at the Press Club the day after the Dalai Lama, leading to many remarks about the difference in style between the two speakers. In this National Press Club luncheon, Senator Dole discusses the performance of the Clinton administration during its first...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Bianca Jagger On June 14, 1994, human rights activist Bianca Jagger spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. In a passionate appeal, Ms. Jagger presented the case for the Bosnian people suffering Serbian aggression. In graphic detail, she described incidents of rape, starvation, and other atrocities that she has helped document. She advocates lifting the arms embargo against Bosnia and establishing a war crimes tribunal to make the...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: I. Michael Heyman, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, I. Michael Heyman, tried to focus on the institution’s activities and its reservoir of historical treasures at the February 23 [1995] NPC luncheon, but he was bombarded by questions concerning the controversy over the recent Enola Gay exhibit. When asked to express his personal view over the cancellation of the exhibit, he said,...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Dan Goldin, NASA Administrator On June 20, 1994, Dan Goldin, NASA Administrator, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. Goldin, whose experience includes a variety of private sector and government positions, explained how public technology projects can help the United States in the future. He expressed his concern with the survival and consumption mentality dominating our society today. The NASA Administrator would like to see...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: His Majesty Harald V, King of Norway Norway: A European and Atlantic Nation with a Global Outlook The King of Norway took a global view at a Club luncheon last week, including a reminder that the U.S. is delinquent in its financial obligation to the UN. King Harald V said, although Norwegian votes had twice rejected by small margins integration with the European Union, we "continue to conduct a policy of close cooperation with...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Peter Arnett The winner of the 7th Annual NPC Freedom of the Press Award, International Category, predicted at the Freedom of Information Day Luncheon March 15 [1995] that his country "will prosper only if it becomes a good world citizen." Abdulaziz al-Saqqaf, founder, publisher, and editor of the Yemen Times , was honored by the Club for his courage in contradicting official government reports that northern troops opened...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Sen. Phil Gramm (R-TX) Senator Phil Gramm, Republican from Texas, and the first announced Presidential candidate to speak at the Club’s luncheon podium, punctuated that appearance March 21, 1995 with a smiling avowal to a news audience that "I never ask for fairness in the media, only mercy." Basically, he said, he has come to accept that media coverage is "a battlefield on which the war of ideas is fought."...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Bobby Knight, Coach Bobby Knight, Indiana University basketball coach, talks about academic standards for athletes. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Fernando Cardoso, President of Brazil Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso began his April 21, [1995] NPC luncheon presentation by saying that the real miracle in Brazil was not his recent stabilization program, but democracy. "In order to achieve democracy, freedom was very important and a free press played an essential role in that matter," he said. President Cardoso added that he was in the U.S., not because of...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Tom Downs, President and Chairman of the Board of Amtrak High speed rail on the Eastern seaboard and rail safety The National Press Club Luncheons are brought to you by the Internet Multicasting Service and our sponsors under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Robert Wright, President of National Broadcasting Company "Every single television set in America--all 200 million of them- will be obsolete" if Congress carries out current proposals to accelerate the date to make high-definition digital television mandatory, the president of the National Broadcasting Company said at an NPC luncheon June 22, 1995. Robert Wright, the top man at NBC, added that the cost to the public will...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Herb Kelleher, Southwest Airlines On June 8, 1994, Herb Kelleher, CEO of Southwest Airlines spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. In a speech seasoned with humor and strong opinion, Kelleher shared his view of the recent events in the airline industry and his experience as a member of the National Commission to Ensure a Strong and Competitive Airline Industry. He cited several examples of how government regulations prohibit the...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Hershel Shanks Hershel Shanks, Editor of the Biblical Archaeological Review, has been called the "Daniel Ellsberg of Biblical Scholarship." Largely responsible for the liberation of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Shanks is the author of 8 books and numerous scholarly articles. In this address, Shanks discusses how the Dead Sea Scrolls were found, how they were hidden again, and then finally released to the public eye. The Scrolls...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Gilbert Grosvenor, National Geographic Society Gilbert Grosvenor, Chairman of the National Geographic Society, releases an important new study on water conservation. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Lamar Alexander Can he persuade America to look beyond the U.S. Senate for its next president? Lamar Alexander, former governor of Tennessee, believes it can be done. Alexander, introduced to an NPC luncheon April 20 , 1995 as an "outsider who wants to get inside the White House," said his accomplishments as a two-term GOP governor who "balanced eight budgets" make him a viable candidate. Alexander said as...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Vice President Al Gore The Role of Federal Executives in a Balanced Budget World The National Press Club Luncheons are brought to you by the Internet Multicasting Service and our sponsors under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Jean-Bertrand Aristide On June 28, 1994, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, President of the Republic of Haiti, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. President Aristide described the current situation of his country and set several objectives for the future, urging the world to help Haiti move "from misery to poverty with dignity." With the restoration of democracy, Aristide said, improvements in living standards, agricultural...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Sheldon Hackney, National Endowment for the Humanities Sheldon Hackney, Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities, speaks on "Beyond the Culture Wars," on how to define the humanities, and how to strike a grand national conversation. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Thomas F. "Mack" McLarty On June 29, 1994, Thomas F. "Mack" McLarty, who has has moved within the White House from the position of Chief of Staff to other duties, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. McLarty defended the record of the current administration on its achievements and pending initiatives. He described the new chief of staff, Leon Panetta, who was formerly head of the Office of Management and...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Rudolph Giuliani, Mayor of New York City New York City’s Republican Mayor Rudolph Giuliani used the platform of a March 30 luncheon to appeal to federal and state governments and the courts to roll back unfunded mandates, leaving fund allocations to local discretion. Giuliani ticked off a string of his city’s funding horror stories including one he suspected ought not be raised in a press club: New York is required by mandate to...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Vice President Al Gore Vice President Al Gore gave the first of two major policy addresses on the subject of the Information Superhighway on December 21, 1994. This key speech was multicast live onto the Internet Multicast Backbone (MBONE) and is now available as an audio file. In this speech, Vice President Gore discusses general principles of equal access and market competition for our information economy. The National Press...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: F.W. DeKlerk, Former President of South Africa In this National Press Club luncheon address, F.W. DeKlerk talks about the transition in South Africa. In the questions and answers, which we have not included, DeKlerk mentions that "time is a precious commodity" and comments on the prospects for the national rugby team. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Janet Reno In this National Press Club luncheon address, Janet Reno talks about her new life as Attorney General of the United States, discussing issues such as the standoff in Waco, the then imminent resignation of FBI Director Sessions, and her positions on various law enforcement issues. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the National Press...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Hank Aaron, Home Run King Hank Aaron, the Home Run King, speaks about the dismal record of the major leagues in promoting minorities into management. Aaron speaks eloquently about the history of race in America’s national pasttime and argues that this game has symbolic importance in America and that it is time, 47 years after Jackie Robinson first broke the color barrier, for baseball to live up to its responsibilities to society....
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Dr. Amitai Etzioni, Communitarian In this National Press Club luncheon address, Dr. Amitai Etzioni, Professor at George Washington University, talks about the movement he founded, the Communitarians. The Communitarians are attempting to engage the country in what Etzioni calls a "grand conversation" to improve the moral, social, and political climate. Author of "The Spirit of Community" and many other books,...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Don Hewitt, Executive Producer of 60 Minutes Not Everything Need Be Televised "Television cameras do not have to go everywhere," Don Hewitt, executive producer of CBS’s "60 Minutes" told the Oct. 17 NPC luncheon audience, referring to the O.J. Simpson trial. "This was a television show. The courtroom is a good place to keep cameras out of." He said courts are not television studios and the recent...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Robert Strauss, Texan In this National Press Club luncheon address, Robert Strauss talks about U.S. Soviet Relations. Strauss was U.S. Ambassador to Russia under a Republican administration, but also served as Chairman of the Democratic Party. Known best as a political operative and lobbyist, Strauss discusses not only the Soviet Union but a variety of other topics near and dear to those inside the Beltway. The National Press...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: George David, CEO United Technologies Topic Not Available The National Press Club Luncheons are brought to you by the Internet Multicasting Service and our sponsors under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Ian Douglas-Hamilton, African Elephant Project Ian Douglas-Hamilton, Coordinator of the African Elephant Project for the European Economic Community, discusses African wildlife conservation with an emphasis on elephants and the necessity of continuing the ivory ban. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel, discusses prospects for peace in the Middle East and explains why dinosaurs are not kosher. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Rep. Richard Gephardt (D-MO) "The 100 days are over, and not a single job was created by the Republican contract with America," Rep. Richard Gephardt (D-MO) told a Club luncheon audience [on April 7, 1995]. Gephardt, the House Minority Leader, dismissed the highly publicized contract as "an extremist program of policy slogans," although he conceded that it had included "some good things," such as the...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Secretary Ron Brown, Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown was Chairman of the Democratic party, and an influential official in campaigns for such notables as Ted Kennedy and Jesse Jackson. As Secretary of Commerce, he will lead the Clinton administration’s technology and economic programs. In this address, he discusses the role of the U.S. government in advancing technology and in promoting U.S. companies abroad. The National Press...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Dr. Robert Ballard, Oceanographer In this National Press Club luncheon address, Dr. Robert Ballard, undersea explorer, oceanographer, and finder of the Titanic, talks about his search for the Lusitania. Dr. Ballard discusses our relationship with the Earth and how we should concentrate on colonization of cyberspace, not outer space. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: James A. Baker III, Former Secretary of State Partisan Bickering Harms Foreign Policy Former Secretary of State James A. Baker III, addressing the Oct. 11 NPC luncheon, shared lessons he learned during his tenure as Secretary of State. "Diplomacy is a continuation of politics on a different level, and foreign policy has been radically transformed by technological developments, especially in the communications field," Baker...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Pamela Maraldo, President of Planned Parenthood In this National Press Club luncheon address, Pamela Maraldo, the President of Planned Parenthood, speaks on the question of "Redefining the Pro-Choice Movement." The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Reed Hundt, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Speaking at a Club luncheon on July 27, 1995, Reed Hundt, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, called for new government rules to improve the quality of children’s television and reduce the amount of sex and violence on TV. "Eighty percent of Americans think TV is harmful to society, and especially to children," Hundt said. "Children...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Dan Glickman, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture We Are Much More than Just a Farm Department "We are much more than just a farm department," said Dan Glickman, Secretary of Agriculture, to the Oct. 18 NPC luncheon. In fact, he declared, he has asked Congress to change the name to the Department of Food and Agriculture. He then went on to recount some of the achievements made by his organization of 100,000...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Carol M. Browner, EPA Administrator In her April 20, 1995, luncheon remarks, Carol M. Browner, Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, urged Americans "to rejoice on the 25th anniversary of Earth Day in the progress we’ve made" in improving the quality of air and water and in reducing chemical use by farmers. But she cautioned against complacency and challenged government and industry to meet unsolved...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Secretary of Labor Robert Reich Secretary of Labor Robert Reich discusses the challenges facing labor in the 1990s, the differences between his distinguished tenure at Harvard and his current position in the middle of Washington intrigue, and the prospects for industrial policy in the American economy. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Dr. Charles M. Vest, President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology America’s "Spectacular successes" in science and technology are in danger of being undermined by proposed federal budget cuts in civilian research, warned the president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in an NPC luncheon address July 18, 1995. Dr. Charles M. Vest said that under current budget proposals to reduce research by more than...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Cardinal Joseph Bernardin On May 26, 1994, Cardinal Joseph Bernardin, head of the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon. Bernardin is a strong advocate of comprehensive health care for all Americans but also a firm supporter of the Catholic position on reproduction. In his speech Bernardin stated his case for passing a health reform package in Congress that does not include coverage for abortions....
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) and Haley Barbour Party Chiefs Debate Meaning of Election Was the election of 1995 a victory for the Republicans or the Democrats? Two different answers to this question were given at a Club luncheon last week. Republican National Chairman Haley Barbour called it "a very good year... especially when compared to the Democrats." His Democratic counterpart, Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-CT) said it was...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Governor John Engler, Michigan Governor John Engler spoke Thursday, February 4 at the National Press Club on the subject of health care. Engler outlined the success that Michigan has had in reforming its own health care system and urged the administration and the Congress to follow his example. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the National...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Mickey Kantor, U.S. Trade Representative In the post-Cold War world, "trade is central to our foreign policy," superseding strategic and political considerations, U.S. Trade representative Mickey Kantor told a Club Luncheon [delivered March 23, 1995]. "It’s the connecting tissue between countries." The Clinton Administration, he said, understands that "we must compete and win in the world economy."...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: John Sweeney, President AFL-CIO Topic Not Available The National Press Club Luncheons are brought to you by the Internet Multicasting Service and our sponsors under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Alejandro Junco, Prominent Mexican Publisher Alejandro Junco, the publisher of the Mexican newspaper El Norte, fought four successive administrations for the right to publish objective news, suffering supplies of newsprint being cut off, his family and staff harassed, and ultimately spending time in exile. Juno is president of the InterAmerican Press Association and has been a tireless advocate for press freedom in Latin America. In...
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Dr. Robert Sheets, National Hurricane Center In this National Press Club luncheon address, Dr. Robert Sheets, Director of the National Hurricane Center, gives a talk about hurricanes, how to control them, and how to avoid them. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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Multicasting Service National Press Club Luncheons Press Club: Rt. Hon. C.F. Patten The Rt. Hon. C.F. Patten is the last Governor of Hong Kong. In this talk, Governor Patten discusses the future of the Hong Kong economy and gives his opinion on suits made in Hong Kong. Mr. Patten reads a lot and is keen on tennis. The National Press Luncheons are brought to you by the sponsors of the Internet Multicasting Service under an agreement with the National Press Club Board of Governors.
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